Review: Throwdown

Throwdown "Haymaker" (Trustkill) Throwdown's "Haymaker is easily comparable to Hatebreed's "Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire". Not only is this album in your face nature but it's also absolutely...

Review: The New Amsterdams

The New Amsterdams "Worse for the Wear" (Vagrant) You know, I didn't really like the first two albums from The New Amsterdams. That said, Matt Pryor, lead singer of The Get Up Kids, third release as...

Review: Spitalfield

Spitalfield "Remember Right Now" (Victory Records) Emo is dead. Or at least I wish that it was. No longer are the bands singing of sad stories laid behind a curtain of dreary guitars and tired drums....

Review: Motion City Soundtrack

Motion City Soundtrack "I Am The Movie” (Epitaph) There are those bands that write a catchy song that everyone is ashamed to admit they like. And then there is Motion City Soundtrack: full blown nerd...

Review: Me First And The Gimme Gimmes

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes "Take a Break" (Fat Wreck Chords) You know all those Weezer songs that you downloaded where they do pop-punk covers of classic rock/oldies/show tunes? Yeah, well that...

Review: Mensen

Mensen "Oslo City" (Gearhead) Never ones to steer us wrong with their impeccable taste in punk rock n’ roll, Gearhead grab yet another impressive gang of tattooed rawkers (the clichéd spelling...

Review: Kreator

Kreator "Live Kreation" (SPV) Bands are becoming way too keen these days. Once was a time when any live album was easily passed off as utter shit, nowhere near as cool as Live At Leeds. But now that...

Review: Malefaction

Malefaction "Where There is Power There is Always Resistance" (G7 Welcoming Committee) Hardcore screaming, grindcore guitars and blast-beat drumming are all wrapped up in a slick cocoon of doom and...

Review: Eyes of Fire

Eyes Of Fire "Disintegrate" (Century Media) Everyone under 25 has this massive hard-on for In Flames and when I hear their wanky keyboards and (at times) Korn-esque vocal delivery, I just can’t...

Review: Judge D

Judge D "Judgement Time: From the Mouth Of The Judged" (Suburban Noize) I was highly anticipating this release for quite some time now. The Judge has made appearances on the past two KMK releases and...